Hayward is a large city located in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. Thanks to the California State University East Bay campus that is located in Hayward, the city has the atmosphere of a student town. It's filled with great bars, restaurants, cafes, and shops.
Hayward is a great place to base yourself as you can relax in some of its cool cafes, bars, and restaurants, spend time in museums, or visit nearby San Francisco.
If you love spending time outdoors, visit the beautiful Hayward Japanese Gardens where you can relax in its manicured gardens amongst colorful flowers.
For a further nature fix, visit the Garin Regional Park, which is home to various hiking trails, from easy, flat trails to hilly trails for experts. The Redwood Regional Park is another 'must visit' if you're craving more time outdoors. The park is home to the Redwood Cedar Forest, which is home to beautiful trees and a serene atmosphere. It's a great place for getting off the grid and having some much needed R&R.
If you're not scared of heights and like the idea of going on a tour, check out Hayward Flight Tours where you can sign up to travel around the Bay Area in a small plane - the views are incredible!
Meanwhile, Oakland Zoo is a great place to visit if you want to find out more about different species of animals and their habitats.
The best areas to stay at Hayward are Burbank and Mission Foothill. These areas are full of restaurants, cafes, and parks.
Hayward is an excellent location to visit all year around because the weather is nearly always pleasant. There is very little rain in the area but you can expect some rainfall from December until February. The best time to visit is in July when you can enjoy the summer sunshine and the area's stunning 4th of July firework displays.
Are you a seafood lover? If yes, then do not hesitate to explore the many seafood restaurants in Hayward. Since the ocean is so close there is always fresh seafood to try. Scott’s Seafood Restaurant is one of the top spots.
Find the perfect vacation rental for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and more. AllTheRooms has 269 rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Hayward, with everything from inexpensive hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Hayward is available at $15 per night. On average, an accommodation in Hayward will cost you $127 per night.
If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 141 accommodations in Hayward that have WiFi. 17 places to stay include a breakfast. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 7 accommodations that provide gym facilities. Driving to Hayward? Then choose one of the 121 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 20 vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 17 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
In Hayward AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 4 providers, including 140 places to stay from Airbnb, 3 accommodations from Priceline and 3 places to stay from Agoda.
165 of the accommodations in Hayward have been rated by previous guests. They rated 54% as excellent or good. 59 accommodations allow instant booking.